Hearts On Fire Through the Years
1978: Captivated by exotic tales of the trade, the Rothmans decide to try their luck with diamonds. They open a diamond wholesale business in Boston.
1996: In Belgium, Glenn sees an unusually cut diamond that will change his life. Based on the hearts and fireburst pattern created by its perfectly symmetrical cut, he calls it the Hearts On Fire diamond.
1996: Hearts On Fire is created to establish a new benchmark in quality diamonds. It quickly becomes known as The World's Most Perfectly Cut Diamond.
1996: Hearts On Fire sells out of its first collection of diamonds.
1998: The Company goes global, establishing a presence in Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Caribbean.
1999: Hearts On Fire launches an exclusive diamond jewelry line with its first collection. Hearts On Fire diamonds are set in rings and diamond earrings crafted from the finest metals.
2002: After two years and 30 different models, the Dream diamond is perfected and patented, bringing the same Hearts On Fire brilliance and intensity to a square-cut diamond.
2006: The Robb Report recognizes Hearts On Fire as "one of the icons and innovators who define excellence."
2006: Hearts On Fire designs the $6.5 million Hearts On Fire Diamond Fantasy Bra with promotional partner Victoria's Secret.
2007: For Valentine's Day, Hearts On Fire partners with Godiva to give away the largest diamond prize in both companies' histories.
2007: Hearts On Fire is a true global luxury brand, with a presence in 32 countries throughout North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
2008: The first Hearts On Fire retail store in the U.S. is opened at the Shoppes at the Water Club, the Borgata's new premium hotel in Atlantic City. The store, which is owned by Hearts On Fire's longtime retail partners Harvey and Madalyn Rovinsky of Bernie Robbins Fine Jewelry, officially opened on June 26, 2008 and offers a full assortment of Hearts On Fire diamond jewelry, from bridal, to fashion jewelry and couture.
2008: The Architectural Collection is launched – this is a monumental shift in design for Hearts On Fire featuring diamond jewelry designs inspired from architectural structures all over the world. The collection was featured in a multi-page editorial article in the October issue of Architectural Digest.
2008: The Hearts On Fire Diamond Chandelier was created in honor of the 60th diamond anniversary of the Emmy Awards, as the focal point of the Architectural Digest Green Room. Made up of over 1,000 carats and 3,300 diamonds and valued at $10 million, the Diamond Chandelier is covered in USA Today and People Magazine.
2009: Hearts On Fire launches the complete diamond engagement ring with the launch of Transcend. This design quickly becomes the best selling Hearts On Fire Diamond Engagement Ring of all time and is featured in US Weekly Magazine.
2009: The first Hearts On Fire outlet store is opened at Bicester Village Premium Outlets in Bicester, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. The store is owned and operated by loyal Hearts On Fire stockists Keith and Birdie Gill of Robert Gatward Jewellers.
2010: Hearts On Fire begins selling jewelry online through HeartsOnFire.com and authorized Hearts On Fire retailer websites.
2011: Glenn Rothman launches Secrets of Life blog.
2011: Hearts On Fire launches HOF Girl blog.
2012: Hearts On Fire hires new design director, Ilaria Lanzoni
2012: Hearts On Fire launches new retail concept with opening of Las Vegas store.